BY A STAFF REPORTER: More than 80 people, including children, were injured when three school buses collided head-on with four other buses on a highway east of South Korea's capital Seoul. On receiving information about the incident, 30 fire engines rushed to the spot for rescue operations. Police have launched an investigation into what caused the accident.
Officials at the Gangwan State Fire Headquarters said the buses were carrying 75 secondary school students and their teachers at the time of the accident in Hongcheon County, Gangwon province. Three people, including two students, were seriously injured in the incident.